TITLE

A local touch means a global reach

AUTHOR(S)
Ford, Barbara J.
PUB. DATE
May 1998
SOURCE
American Libraries;May98, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Mentions highlights of American Library Association (ALA) members' recent global participation, as of spring 1998. Book fairs in Harare, Zimbabwe and Guadalajara, Mexico; International speakers at the Midwinter Meeting President's Program; Translation of Annual conference information into several languages for the participation of international visitors; A partnership with Global Learning; Other items.
ACCESSION #
558900

 

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